In the third of a 4-part series of artists' writings in "Floating Teatime: Art Notes," “tool-being" (Graham Harman, Bruno Latour), Tate Kwan calls our attention to a common defect many have experienced on ZOOM meetings, which she turns into raw material for artistic creativity.
29 short pieces of videography by 24 young makers enacting their presence, human-tool assemblage, and the making of experiences from fragments of attentive moments ...
Finding an ensemble of words to give form, thickness and density to flickering thoughts and fleeting sentiments is Ryan Chung’s persistent experiment in his “let the mind speak” series — speaking for its own sake, this time, “loneliness” must imprint its presence… What is the vocabulary of our own loneliness? 表述是為了堅守表述自由的維度。孤單是怎樣的？孤單的語彙是怎樣的？說了就是。鍾樹仁的思維自說自話。
You are twenty-two, or you could be 24, 30 or just 16. Emotions often escape words, but writing the act preserves that moment of struggling to give sentiments an outfit. Keep writing: let realities come through the cracks of grammatical and syntactic fabrics. 確定是22歲，或許24， 30；16歲可以嗎？情緒和感覺往往挑戰文字的限度；裹不住，盛載又不完全。只有「寫」，作為行動，以「演」為述。抓著那個時刻，殘酷的現實或許找到那片刻的機會破裂縫而迅出。